Dallas alum Greg Manusky hired by Redskins


Staff and wire reports



Dallas grad Greg Manusky is returning to the Redskins as an outside linebackers coach.


Staff and wire reports

Dallas grad Greg Manusky is returning to the Redskins as an outside linebackers coach.
http://mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/web1_manusky-skins-1.jpgDallas grad Greg Manusky is returning to the Redskins as an outside linebackers coach.

ASHBURN, Va. — Greg Manusky is returning to the Washington Redskins as outside linebackers coach.

Manusky is a former player and, later, linebackers coach for the Redskins, who announced his hiring on Friday.

The Dallas High School grad was the defensive coordinator for the Indianapolis Colts the past four seasons. He also held that title with the San Francisco 49ers from 2007-10 and the San Diego Chargers in 2011.

He was Washington’s linebackers coach in 2001.

Manusky was a star linebacker at Dallas in the mid-1980s and at Colgate where he was an All-American. He went undrafted but carved out a 13-year NFL career with Washington, Minnesota and Kansas City as a special teams standout and linebacker.

Manusky began his NFL coaching career in 2001 as linebackers coach for the Redskins and held the same position with the Chargers from 2002-06. He had previously interviewed for head coaching positions.

LOCAL COLLEGES

MEN’S BASKETBALL

Wilkes 93,

FDU-Florham 89

Alec Wizar scored his 1,000th career point, then converted all eight free throw attempts in the last 22 seconds to close out a double-overtime victory over FDU-Florham at the Marts Center.

The Colonels led by 12 with 4:03 left in regulation, but the Devils went on a 16-4 run, hitting a three with eight seconds left to send the game to overtime.

Wilkes was led by Steve Stravinski, who finished with 27 points and nine rebounds. Wizar (21 points, six rebounds), Marcus Robinson (17 points, seven assists), and Connor Evans (14 points, five rebounds, four assists) followed in double figures.

Eastern 96,

Misericordia 62

After grabbing an uplifting overtime win over King’s on Wednesday, the Cougars came out flat on Friday, falling behind 17-0 at the start of a road loss.

Jason Kenny led the Cougars with 12 points while Erik Kerns added 11.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

FDU-Florham 78,

Wilkes 62

Cara Basile led all scorers with 21 points on 9-of-14 shooting as the Lady Colonels’ comeback try fell short against the Devils.

Catey McFadden added 14 points while Jamie Campbell came off the bench to score 11.

Eastern 70,

Misericordia 65

Justine Seely scored a career-high 28 points before the Cougars lost on the road to Eastern. Shannon Croasdale added 10 points and Rachel Carmody had nine points and a team-high eight rebounds for Misericordia.

Seely scored 18 of Misericordia’s final 19 points in the fourth quarter as the Cougars pulled within 62-61 before Eastern pulled away at the foul line.

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